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Welcome to the Year 5S class page!


You have just arrived at the best class on EARTH'S page! This year in 5S, we will be going on a huge journey with our learning. We will be working incredibly hard but also having a lot of fun too!! Please check back regularly for updates on all the exciting things we will be doing this year!

Online Learning week beginning 19.07.21

Unfortunately, this week, we will be ending our Year 5 journey on Teams but we shall try to have as nice a week as possible together with lots of fun activities, quizes and art activities. As previously, you MUST attend each live lesson and lets have a lovely week together before the summer hols :)


If you have any questions, please email us.



See you online!

Week beginning: 12th July 2021

This week was our penultimate week in Year 5 - AAAAH! We enjoyed a trip to the Shipley Art Gallery where we decorated bug huts and also took part in our sports day within our bubble! We took part in a game of Frisbee golf and also got our competitive side on when we battled against each other in our races! 

1 more week to go until the summer hols! smiley

Week beginning: 5th July 2021

This week we returned to school after our isolation period and were so happy to be together again! We spent the week creating our pop-up books for our DT project and ended the week celebrating our National team by having an England themed day! We had a big game of football on the yard which was great fun!

Remember, you can have a lie in on Monday after the big game on Sunday night! You can come to school either 8:00am, 8:45am or 10:30am! Enjoy the game and fingers crossed..... IT COMES HOME!!!!! smileyheart


Hi all!

Unfortunately, our bubble is required to isolate until 5th of July and will return to school on Tuesday 6th July. We will be working on Microsoft Teams until then and you will find the timetable for your lessons below. You MUST attend each live lesson and complete the assigned task to a good standard, just like you would at school. If you cannot attend the Teams live lessons, please contact school to arrange a collection of a paper pack. We will be in touch this week to check everyone is ok and answer any queries you may have smiley

In the meantime, if you have any questions please email me at

Stay safe!

Week beginning 14/06/2021

This week we continued to practice our Gymnastic skills with Rosie - look at us go! We also focused a lot on our PSHE topic in our morning sessions which was based around our relationships and how to keep ourselves safe. At the end of the week, our superstars in 5S were Michael and Lily, amazing job guys!!

Week beginning: 7th June 2021

On our first week back in our last half term together (BOOO!), we began working with Rosie, who is our Gymnastic coach, trying to improve our gymnastic skills. We also worked hard in Maths and also in History looking at artefacts from the Shang Dynasty. Our fabulous pupils of the week this week were Latisha and Fahad for fantastic work in English, great job guys! 

Week beginning: 17th May 2021

This week we began rehearsing and recording clips for our end of year play! We had some fabulous acting on show!! We also practiced our fine motor skills to help to improve our cursive handwriting. Abigail and Eve were our pupils of the week this week too! Well done girlies smiley

Week beginning: 10th May 2021

This week in school, we began looking at the topic of balanced arguments in English! We brainstormed ideas (as a class) that we could argue such as 'Should Scotland be its own country?' and 'Should all police carry a gun?' We carried out a blind class vote to choose our final argument and the winner was 'Should animal testing be banned globally?' We conducted our own research to build up our arguments for and against animal testing and we were surprised to find out the reasons for!! I am so impressed with how hard all of the children worked this week! Well done guys! smiley

Week beginning: 3rd May 2021

This week was a short week in school but we still worked hard as usual! We celebrated NSPCC Number Day and took park in lots of activities involving number! We also got very sweaty on the yard as we took part in some number based games! smiley

Week beginning: 26th April 2021

We enjoyed working hard in Geography this week! We began our new topic which is all about Britain's National Parks. We looked at where the National Parks were located and the specific features in each one! Ava and Michael were also our superstars this week, writing a fabulous extended piece of writing based on 'Dia De Los Muertos'. Well done! smiley

Week beginning: 29th March 2021

Our last week of term has been jam packed with fun activities! We had a full day of Art where we created our own monuments and also a full day of computing where we created our own stop motion projects! We are so proud of all of our children and how they have returned to school with such positive attitudes! We hope everyone has a lovely Easter break! smiley


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Week beginning: 22nd March 2021

This week, we have worked super hard to create some fabulous pieces of writing! We were also lucky enough to be visited by 2 cute little lambs heart Our pupils of the week this week were Michael and Abagail for their super work in English! Look at how happy they were to receive their award!! Nice face Michael!!

Week beginning: 15/03/21

We has another fab week this week, working hard and playing with our friends! We took part in a range of role play tasks in RE where we thought about the sacrifice Jesus made for Christians. Take a look below at our amazing pupils of the week for this week. Also, a big well done to Ava who has had her writing published as part of the Young Writer's competition and has been recognised for her amazing short story!

Week beginning: 08/03/21

& we are back!! smiley

This week, we were all reunited and back to school! We spent our time catching up and beginning our new topics! We also began to learn a new song on the guitars with Mr Parkin and took part in a virtual session with the fabulous author Sita Bramachari!

It's SOOOOOOOO good to be back!!

Take a look at this week's pupils of the week below too!


Week beginning: 01/03/21

This week we celebrated World Book Day! We participated and listened to a range of authors discussing their books, took part in a virtual Spanish lesson about The BFG and had fun taking part in a number of book themed challenges including a scavenger hunt! We also spent the day in our PJ’s which was fab!! We can’t wait to see all of our friends on Monday eventually, we are so excited!

Week beginning 22.02.21

We concocted some ingenious inventions this week and presented how they work! The child dunker was my fav!

Week beginning: 08/02/21

WOW! Who can believe we have reached the half term point already??!!

This last week in school has been a great one - very snowy too!! Take a look below at all the fun in the snow we had with the children in Year 5. We also enjoyed a well-being day on Friday to make sure we are taking care of our own mental health. We made a delicious rocky road cake, watched a film and played outside with our friends! 

Those of you who are working from home , please have a well earned rest! You continue to blow us all away with the efforts you have put in recently, it's

been a hard time for us all but you've worked so hard and we are all so proud of you!

Enjoy your half term holiday!

Myself and Miss Hindmarch will be working with those of you on Teams the first week back on Monday 22nd February! The timetable will be posted soon! Take care everyone smiley


Week beginning: 01/02/2021

Hi everyone! smiley

Me and Mrs Stewart will be back doing the online learning this week. The times of the live lessons will stay the same: English at 9:30am, Maths at 11:00am and our afternoon subject (Geogrpahy, PSHE, RE, Science and PE) at 1:00. Make sure to ask us any questions you have in the lessons as you will be muted after this. Mrs Stewart will also be working with a small group at these times and she will let you know who this will be. Please see below for the timetable. Those of you who are working through a pack at home, make sure to return this back to school so we can see all of the hard work you have completed! Any problems you have please email me at

Take care and stay safe! heart

Home Learning Timetable - Week 5


Week beginning: 25/01/2021

This week in school, we have had lot of fun writing letters to Boris Johnson, persuading him to do something about deforestation! We also thought about water in our PSHE+C lessons and how we can try our best to save water. We created acrostic poems to show our understanding! In R.E, we thought carefully about Holocaust Memorial Day (January 27th) and learnt about the legacy of Anne Frank and why she was an important follower of Judaism. 

What a great week me and Mrs Stewart had with you all, well done! smiley



As you know, we began teaching Spanish in school this year and the children have been amazing at picking the language up so quickly. During the lockdown, when we cannot be at school, we have been given access to free Spanish lessons and resources for you to try. All you need to do is follow this link where there will be a new lesson uploaded every week!

Enjoy and have fun! smiley


Week beginning: 18/01/2021

Hi everyone! smiley

Me and Mrs Stewart will be back doing the online learning this week. The times of the live lessons will stay the same: English at 9:30am, Maths at 11:00am and our afternoon subject (Geogrpahy, PSHE, RE, Science and PE) at 1:00. Please see below for the timetable. Those of you who are working through a pack at home, make sure to return this back to school so we can see all of the hard work you have completed! Any problems you have please email me at

Take care and stay safe! heart

Home Learning Timetable - Week 3 18/1

Week beginning: 11/01/2021

Take a look at what me and Mrs Stewart and some of our amazing Year 5 children have been up to this week in school! We have been enjoying LOTS of hot chocolate after playing in the cold, writing and sharing our spine-chilling ghost ship stories, working hard to improve our fine motor skills and lots more fun!

Week beginning: 11/01/2021

A HUGE well done to everyone for their efforts last week! Myself and Mrs Stewart have been blown away with how hard you have worked at home and at school! It is our turn to be in school this week so the home learning live lessons will be taught by Mr Murtagh and Miss Hindmarch which you will find the timetable for below. Keep working hard everybody and and if you have any questions please email me at: 

See you all soon! smiley

Home Learning Timetable - Week 2 11/1

Week beginning 04/01/2021


I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and start to the new year! I didn't think we would be beginning the new year this way but here we are! As you know, the government has made the decision to close all schools to help slow down the increasing infection rate which should help reduce the risk in our area. Our school is open to children of key workers and those who fit the government criteria of being in school. For the rest of our children, remote learning will be provided which children can access everyday to engage in lessons and communicate with staff and fellow pupils! You will find the timetable for the first week below. If you cannot engage with the online learning, you will need to contact our school office to arrange a pick up time to collect a work park for your child. This is compulsory! The home learning pack will need to be dropped back off at school when your child has completed it at a specific time and our time is Between 9:30-2:30 on Monday 8th February. 

I will try to speak with everybody each week to make sure they are either in school, using the remote learning or working through a printed pack. If you would prefer to send in any work that your child has completed via email, you can do this by emailing me at

 I look forward to speaking to you all soon! smiley

Please follow the link above for access to free online Art, Craft and Design resources for those children who are working from home smiley

Also, for anyone wanting to practice their newly learnt Spanish skills at home, you will find short Spanish tasks to complete on our Year 5 Teams page in the 'files' section! VAMOS!

Online Learning Timetable Week 1 4/1

Week beginning: 14/12/2020


This week, we ended our term in fabulous festive style! It has been jam packed with fun, take a look below! We took part in a sports hall athletics event, make Christmas cards, had an excellent Christmas party, took part in a Christmas music workshop, made pizza toast, Christmas calendars, finished creating our stuffed toys in DT AND ended our week enjoying our school polar express day where we wore our pj's to school! PHEW, we are exhausted and ready for a well earned break!


Usually, we would be visiting Kingmeadow School around this time of year and taking part in a taster day. Unfortunately, we are not able to visit this year so they have kindly created a range of resources and challenge for you to complete! 

You will be able to complete the challenges by following this link: 

Thank you smiley

Week beginning: 07/12/20

This week was EXTREMELY FESTIVE!! We shared a Christmas dinner together and recorded our very own Christmas song - take a look below!

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Week beginning: 30/11/2020

This week we have worked super hard writing diary entries based on a short film called 23 degrees and 5 minutes. Take a look a couple of amazing examples written by Abigail and Ava below! It was also our whole school History day on Friday where we decided to learn a bit more about the Vikings. We heard about their raids on Tynemouth and Jarrow! We then built our own Viking longships fit for battle!

Week beginning: 23/11/2020

This week we were able to decorate our classroom for CHRISTMAAAAAAS, yay!! Let the festivities begin! laugh We also worked super hard as we began the first step in creating our stuffed toys for our DT project, we cannot wait to see the final products! 

Week beginning: 16/11/20

This week has been a jam packed one! We have been working hard in PE, improving our football skills, making concertina books and we also had a virtual session with an author called Ross Montgomery.  Take a look below at all of the fun we had!

Week beginning: 9/11/20

This week was filled with lots of fun activities and a bucket full of learning! We painted remembrance pebbles on Wednesday to remember those who fought and died in the war and we also worked super hard in English to write a newspaper report based on a man called Phillipe Petit. We finished our week by wearing odd socks to raise money for children in need and carrying out some lovely pudsey themed activities! Also, take a look at our superstars this week - Cosmo and Nelly! Well done guys!

Week beginning: 02/11/20

What a fabulous first week back filled with lots of writing and some extremely hard work! Our superstars in 5S this week are Jake and Lily-Mae! Jake impressed us with his fabulous writing this week and also offered to read it out to the rest of the class, which he did with great confidence and enthusiasm! Lily also completed a well structured newspaper report which was full of her Year 5 targets - well done guys!

Week beginning: 19/10/2020


This week was full of amazing activities and lots of fun! We finished our History topic by looking at artefacts from the Ancient Maya and answering our unit question: Why did the Ancient Maya change their way of life? We also took part in a fab Music workshop and completed a (very sweaty!) Joe Wicks workout! Happy half term holiday everybody! smiley

Music Workshop!

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Week beginning: 12/10/2020

This week we completed our pedestrian training using the roads around the school! We all passed our training and can now say we can cross the road extremely safely and are confident knowing the green cross code!

Week beginning: 05/10/2020

This week we focused a low on our mental health and wellbeing as it was mental health awareness week! We focused on how to look for positives in ourselves and in others. We had a fab discussion about how to turn negatives into positives and made a lovely poster for our class display!


Week beginning: 28/10/20

This week, we have been working super hard in English with our speaking and listening skills and also taking part in some practical Maths activities! A week filled with hard work and lots of fun!!

Week Beginning: 21/09/20


This week, we began our English and Math topics and we all worked super hard when working with place value and looking to write a character description. We also raised money for Macmillan by having a non-uniform day, enjoying cakes together and making some special bunting! A big well done to our pupils of the week this week also - Sophie-Leigh and Joe! yes

Week Beginning: 14/09/20

This week, we spent a lovely afternoon down at our Forest School area. We toasted marshmallows, sang songs and had so much fun together. Take a look below at our scrumptious toasted marshmallows!! smiley


Week Beginning: 07/09/2020


We are back to school!v WOO! This week we have had so much fun catching up with friends and sharing stories about what we have been doing for the last 6 month! As a class, we have spent every day taking part in team building games and activities in the sunshine which caused a lot of fun and laughter! Take a look below smiley

Meet our school councillors for this year!

They both delivered a fantastic speech about how they would be able to represent our class in an extremely positive way and received the most votes from the rest of our class. Well done you two!!